335 BC Alexander the Great destroyed every building
in Thebes, Egypt, except the temples and the house of the poet Pindar.
Ambrose of Camaldoli was born. Ambrose helped bring about a brief reunion of
the Eastern and Western churches.
1387 King Henry V of England was born.
Owain Glyndwr proclaimed himself Prince of Wales, launching the last Welsh
rebellion against the English.
1494 Francisco Maurolico was born. He was a
Benedictine monk, historian, and mathematician, Maurolico wrote a history of
Sicily and significant works on Greek mathematics.